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, was pulled up from the sea floor. this is a huge clue that could tell us what caused america's worst environmental disaster. here's matt gutman. >> reporter: like some mangled creature raised from the deep, this million-pound mass of steel could tell the story of what went wrong on april 20th and who is to blame for the worst spill in u.s. history and the deaths of 11 men. >> bringing this to a conclusion for the investigation to move forward for the families is a major, major thing for the memories of them 11 men. >> reporter: the busted blow-out preventer, or b.o.p., is such a key piece of evidence that the fbi documented every step of its slow rise to the surface and agents will remain with it even as it's hauled to an ultra secure nasa installation. forensic teams from a half dozen government agencies will scrutinize every inch of it. >> what they'll be looking for is why the sort of last-ditch stop gap measure didn't work. >> reporter: five stories high, the b.o.p. was a series of valves and ramps designed to slam shut in the event of a leak. the last line of defense. but as we
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